Colour idioms - BROWN

Colour idioms - BROWN

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Folytassuk tovább a színes idiómákat, és jöjjön a "barna". 

COLOUR IDIOMS - BROWN                        

1. brown as a berry - someone who is very suntanned - csokibarna

2. a brown out - a partial loss of electrical power - részleges áramszünet                                         

3. to be in a brown study - to be absent-minded or depressed, to daydream - elgondolkozni, magába mélyedni, álmodozni

4. brown bread (British) - Cockney Rhyming slang for "dead" - halott (Cockney rímelő szlengben)

5. to be browned off (British) -  to be fed up or annoyed - elege van, unja a banánt

6. brown paper - a type of paper made from unbleached wood pulp, used especially to make paper bags and envelopes or as wrapping for parcels - csomagolópapír

7. to brown bag - to bring a homemade packed lunch to work usually in a brown paper bag OR  to bring one's own liquor to a restaurant that does not serve alcohol - otthonról csomagolt ételt ebédelni a munkahelyen VAGY alkoholt bevinni olyan étterembe, ahol nem árulnak alkoholt

8. abrown-bag seminar, session or lunch - it is generally a training or information session during a lunch break - “munkaebéd”, ebédszünetben zajló képzés

9. brown sugar - partially refined sugar - barna (csak részben finomított) cukor

10. to brown nose someone - to try to get the approval of (an important or powerful person) by praise, flattery, etc. in order to obtain a favour or advantage) - a fenekét is kinyalja valakinek azért, hogy valamilyen előnyhöz jusson

11. brownstone - a building made out of dark coloured sandstone - barna homokkő, és az ebből készült épületek

12.  brownstone vote -  referring to the votes of the well-to-do class - a jómódú réteg szavazatai

13. brown dwarf  -  a type of celestial body midway in size between a large planet and a small star - barna törpe (égitest) 

14. brown goods  -  consumer goods such as televisions, radios, or videos - kisebb, könnyebb műszaki cikkek pl. televízió, rádió, stb.

15. Brown Shirt - a member of any fascist party or group - barnainges (fasiszta)

16. brownie point - If someone does something to score brownie points, they do it because they think they will be praised for it - piros pont

17. brown-state - (of linen and lace fabrics) undyed - festetlen (kelme)

18. Brownie – a member of an organization of Girl Scouts for girls ages 7 through 10 - cserkészlány

19. brownie - a short, square piece of rich, chocolate cake that often contains nuts – brownie (kakaós sütemény)

20. brownie - a tiny, fanciful, good-natured brown elf who secretly helps at night with household chores – éjszakánként a házimunkában titokban segítő manó

 

Match the words and their definitions.

1. brown as a berry

A. Cockney Rhyming slang for "dead"

2. a brown out

B. consumer goods such as televisions, radios, or videos

3.  to be in a brown study

C. a member of any fascist party or group

4. brown bread

D. a type of paper made from unbleached wood pulp, used especially to make paper bags and envelopes or as wrapping for parcels

5. to be browned off

E. a building made out of dark coloured sandstone

6. brown paper

F. a partial loss of electrical power

7. to brown bag

G. to be fed up or annoyed

8. a brown-bag seminar, session or lunch

H. If someone does something to score brownie points, they do it because they think they will be praised for it

9. brown sugar

I.it is generally a training or information session during a lunch break

10. to brown nose someone

J. referring to the votes of the well-to-do class

11. brownstone

K. to be absent-minded or depressed, to daydream

12.  brownstone vote

L. partially refined sugar

13. brown dwarf

M. (of linen and lace fabrics) undyed

14. brown goods

N. someone who is very suntanned

15. Brown Shirt

O. to bring a homemade packed lunch to work usually in a brown paper bag OR  to bring one's own liquor to a restaurant that does not serve alcohol

16. brownie point

P. a type of celestial body midway in size between a large planet and a small star

17. brown-state

Q. a short, square piece of rich, chocolate cake that often contains nuts

18. Brownie

R. a tiny, fanciful, good-natured brown elf who secretly helps at night with household chores

19. brownie

S. a member of an organization of Girl Scouts for girls ages 7 through 10

20. brownie

T. to try to get the approval of (an important or powerful person) by praise, flattery, etc. in order to obtain a favour or advantage)

Key

1. N.

2. F.

3. K.

4. A.

5. G.

6. D.

7. O.

8. I.

9. L.

10. T.

11. E.

12. J.

13. P.

14. B.

15. C.

16. H.

17. M.

18. S.

19. R. or Q.

20. Q. or R.

Vocabulary

berry

bogyó

suntanned

napbarnított

partial

részleges

loss

veszteség

electrical power

elektromos áram

absent-minded

szórakozott

to daydream

álmodozni

to be fed up

elege van valamiből

unbleached

fehérítetlen

pulp

pép

wrapping

csomagolás

liquor

alkoholos ital

partially

részlegesen

refined

finomított

praise

dicséret

flattery

hízelgés

to obtain a favour

elnyerni valaki jóindulatát, kegyeibe férkőzni

sandstone

homokkő

well-to-do

jómódú, gazdag

dwarf

törpe

celestial body

égitest

planet

bolygó

consumer goods

fogyasztási cikkek

linen

vászon

lace

csipke

fabric

kelme, ruhaanyag

undyed

festetlen

Scouts

cserkészek

elf

manó

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